Majestic Alaska Summer 2018

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A once-in-a-lifetime wilderness experience awaits the rugged adventurer in you as you explore the scenic river valleys and snowcapped peaks of Alaska, traversing Denali's tundra, Hurricane Gulch and the fjords to the mountains and glaciers of Kenai Fjords National Park-home to Black Bears, the Harding Icefield Trail and Resurrection Bay.

Overview

Trip type
Group Tour
Lodging level
Premium - 4 star
Physical level
Easy
Trip pace
Balanced schedule

Highlights

    • Cruise in a paddlewheel boat in Fairbanks, into Kenai Fjords National Park
    • Iconic train journey through Alaska's wildnerness aboard the Alaska Railroad
    • Visit Fairbanks, Denali National Park, Anchorage, a wildlife rehabilitation centre

What's this trip about?

    A once-in-a-lifetime wilderness experience awaits the rugged adventurer in you as you explore the scenic river valleys and snowcapped peaks of Alaska, traversing Denali's tundra, Hurricane Gulch and the fjords to the mountains and glaciers of Kenai Fjords National Park-home to Black Bears, the Harding Icefield Trail and Resurrection Bay.

Details

Itinerary focusOff the Beaten Path
Group sizeStandard Group - 25 + people
Age rangeNo age restrictions
Flights and transportN/A
Start CityFairbanks
End CityAnchorage

Travel Themes

  • 50 plus
  • Cultural
  • Education / Learning
  • Local Immersion & Homestays

Destinations

  • North America
  • United States

Attractions

  • Alaska
  • Anchorage
  • Denali
  • Denali National Park
  • Fairbanks
  • Kenai Fjords National Park

Activities

  • Culture
  • Historic sightseeing
  • Homestays & Cultural Immersion

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Itinerary

Day 1: Arrive Fairbanks (2 Nights)

Welcome to Fairbanks. Spend the afternoon getting settled in or do some sightseeing. At 6 p.m., gather at the hotel with your Travel Director and fellow travellers for a Welcome Reception. Welcome Reception

Day 2: Fairbanks Sightseeing

Start your day with a visit to Creamer's Field Refuge where a Local Specialist will take you on a peaceful nature walk to view migratory birds before a visit to the historic farmhouse. Board a paddlewheel riverboat on a journey to a recreated Athabascan village. Enjoy some free time to explore Fairbanks on your own before a salmon bake Regional Meal. Full Breakfast, Regional Meal

Day 3: Fairbanks – Denali National Park (2 Nights)

Wind your way through the scenic Tanana River Valley on your way to vistas of snowcapped Mount Denali-at 20,320 feet (6,194 metres), it is the highest peak in North America and the centrepiece of Denali National Park. Settle into your hotel and enjoy a presentation by...

Day 4: Denali National Park

In 1976 President Jimmy Carter designated Denali National Park as an international biosphere reserve, focusing on ecosystem conservation and prudent use of national resources. Today is yours to completely explore the park as you wish. Full Breakfast

Day 5: Denali – Alaska Railroad – Anchorage (2 Nights)

Enjoy free time this morning before boarding the famous Alaska Railroad for the scenic journey to Anchorage. Relax in the Deluxe Dome Railcar as onboard experts discuss the spectacular landscapes of Hurricane Gulch and Indian River Canyon. After arriving in Anchorage, the evening is all yours. Full Breakfast

Day 6: Anchorage Sightseeing

Explore Anchorage's historic downtown district and view the scenic shores of Cook Inlet. Stop at a local sports fishing hatchery where over 6 million sport fish are hatched every year. Your Local Specialist will explain this complex process and its positive economic i...

Day 7: Anchorage – Kenai Fjords National Park – Seward

Visit a wildlife rehabilitation centre with a guide before embarking on a sightseeing cruise into the heart of Kenai Fjords National Park. Enjoy a lunch made of fresh, local ingredients while taking in the views of abundant wildlife and magnificent glaciers. Bid farewell to those who will be joining the Glacier Discovery Cruise with Holland America Line. Full Breakfast, Lunch

Day 8: Seward – Depart Anchorage

Enjoy the morning on your own before returning to Anchorage. Stops will be made at Anchorage International Airport and the Hilton Anchorage for guests extending their stay. Full Breakfast

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Price per day$369
Last Updated: 7/15/2018

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Meals Included
  • 7 full breakfasts
  • 3 dinners
  • 1 lunch
Age Requirements
No age restrictions
Additional Information
  • Audio Headsets for flexible sightseeing
  • Daily breakfast and an average of 50% of evening meals
  • Luxury air-conditioned coach with WiFi in most countries or alternative transportation (such as rail journeys)
  • Cherry-picked hotels all tried and trusted
  • Hand-picked Insider Experiences
  • Optional Experiences and free time
  • All porterage and local charges included
  • Must-see sightseeing and surprise extras
  • An expert Travel Director and separate Driver
  • All hotel tips, charges and local taxes
  • Airport transfers on the first and last day of your guided holiday
  • VIP entry to many sights
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